Lakefly Writers Conference 2018

2018 Lakefly Writers Conference – May 11 & 12

Announcing our 2018 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Lori Rader-Day

Lori Rader-Day (link is external) is the author of the Mary Higgins Clark Award-winning novel Little Pretty Things and The Black Hour, winner of the Anthony Award for Best First Novel. Her third novel, The Day I Died, was an Indie Next Pick and is a finalist for the Chicago Writers Association’s Book of the Year. Lori’s short fiction has appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Time Out Chicago, Good Housekeeping, and others. She lives in Chicago, where she is the president of the Mystery Writers of America Midwest Chapter and a board member of Sisters in Crime Chicagoland.

Her next novel, Under a Dark Sky, will be published by Harper Collins in August.

Our conference is inexpensive, friendly, and positive.


EVERYONE HAS A STORY! Join our supportive community of writers for a two-day conference. We offer over a dozen workshops on the craft and business of writing designed to inspire and guide your creative journey.Lakefly Writers Conference